Research & Innovation Services

RPMS Support Services

Project Finance Administrator - Grade 5

  • Processing project management purchase orders and /or invoices
  • Processing project management expenditure claims
  • Managing financial information
  • Budget monitoring
  • Liaison with Finance Office
  • Providing financial reports
  • Maintaining project financial records
  • Advising PI on spend profile.

Project Administrator - Grade 5

  • Support projects alongside project coordinator or project manager
  • Organising meetings, preparing papers
  • Producing agendas and taking Minutes
  • Maintaining Contact Lists
  • Project website management and updates
  • Events organisation
  • Publicity and Impact support
  • Support to draft reports
  • Maintain risk register and Issues Log
  • Prompting the team for reports and collating them
  • Maintaining records of project reports.

Project Officer - Grade 6

  • Support PIs to deliver their projects
  • Organising meetings, preparing papers
  • Producing agendas and taking Minutes
  • Maintaining Contact Lists
  • Project website management and updates
  • Support or develop effective marketing and communication strategies
  • Events organisation
  • Publicity and Impact support
  • Support to draft reports
  • Maintain risk register and Issues Log
  • Ensure financial and administrative processes are in place
  • Maintaining records of project reports
  • Engage with senior staff across the University.

Project Co-ordinator - Grade 7

  • Support project set-up, including a Project Brief, Risk register, Issues Log etc.
  • Support Project Board and Industry Steering Group meetings
  • Oversee project administration and ensure financial and admin procedures in place
  • Liaise with Finance to monitor budgets
  • Manage the project plan and propose changes as required
  • Effective communication strategies developed within the team and with partners
  • Support organisation of meetings and events
  • Project management tools used (PRINCE2) – (but used sensibly to be user friendly)
  • Co-ordinate the project partners in aspects of meetings, providing timely reports and staying within agreed tolerances
  • Visiting external partners (UK and overseas), where required by the PI
  • Liaising with stakeholders in relation to the project requirements
  • Supporting Pathways to Impact
  • End Project report.

Project Manager - Grade 8

  • Lead project set-up, including drafting a Project Brief and creating the Risk register, Issues Log etc.
  • Organise Project Board and Industry Steering Group meetings
  • Oversee project administration and financial procedures
  • Draft and implement project plans
  • Identify and establish project management procedures
  • Effective communication strategies developed within the team and with partners
  • Legal negotiations / contracts / collaboration agreements
  • Project management tools used (PRINCE2) – (but used sensibly to be user friendly)
  • Co-ordinate the project partners in aspects of meetings, providing timely reports and staying within agreed tolerances
  • Visiting external partners (UK and overseas), where required by PI
  • Liaising with stakeholders in relation to their requirements
  • Working across internal University support elements on behalf of the project
  • Input into strategic direction of the project – looking forward – what comes next?
  • End Project report / Lessons Learned report.